Drama Desk Awards Postponed, Junah Jang and Patricia Patts Join ANNIE Q&A, and more!

The Drama Desk Awards, originally scheduled for tonight, have been postponed. We still wish the best of luck to all the nominees and will post here when a new date is announced! Read the full statement on DramaDeskAwards.com.

There have been two new additions to the list of panelists for the upcoming Annie Q&A hosted by Cabaret for a Cause: Junah Jang (2012 Revival) and Patricia Patts (Second National Tour)! The Q&A will be hosted on Cabaret for a Cause’s Facebook page on June 3rd at 6:30pm ET, and will raise money for The Actors Fund.

Today, Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) presented “Virtual Celebration!” to benefit the newly renamed Barbra Barth Feldman Performing Arts Center, in honor of his late mother. Get more information HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Tina!





Kolette Tetlow Sings “God Bless America” with Girl Scouts of Greater New York, Bonale Fambrini Appears on Jim Caruso’s Pajama Cast Party, and more!

Watch Kolette Tetlow (Iowa) sing “God Bless America” with the Girl Scouts of Greater New York to pay tribute to Irving Berlin and the God Bless America Fund as we remember those who gave their lives for our freedom this Memorial Day, on Vimeo.

Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I) appeared on Jim Caruso’s Pajama Cast Party today!

Sam Poon (Sing Street, The King and I, Macbeth, Runaways) has a brand new single out called “A Manic Hello”! Listen HERE.

You have the next three days to watch the virtual reading of Do You Read Me? as part of “Plays In The House Teen Edition” from “Stars In The House”! The reading features Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess), Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Pedro Pan, “In The Heights” movie), and Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess). Watch HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter, The Lion King, Trevor, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!






Abigail Shapiro Cast in Season 2 of “Doom Patrol,” Sophia Anne Caruso Joins “The Liz Swados Project,” and more!

Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) has been cast in Season 2 of DC’s “Doom Patrol,” premiering June 25th at HBO Max!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, Runaways, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) will pay tribute to the late Elizabeth Swados as part of “The Liz Swados Project”! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Season 2 of “NOS4A2,” with Broadway alum Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), will premiere on June 21st! Here’s a behind-the-scenes look:

Stage versions of The Jungle Book and Bedknobs and Broomsticks are in the works! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Stars from Jagged Little Pill, “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” and more took part in today’s “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) and Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) have launched a new podcast called “Take a Bow”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!




FROZEN Will Not Return To Broadway Following Shutdown, Andrew Barth Feldman On “The Nothing Podcast with Nobody Important,” and more

Frozen will not return to Broadway following the current shutdown. Happy Trails to Suri Marrero, Anna Rae Haller, Charlie Tassone, Fiona Morgan Quinn, alum Ellen Marlow (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), and the rest of the company. We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) stopped by “The Nothing Podcast with Nobody Important” recently!

Tomorrow, catch Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Walter Russell III (The Lion King), and Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter) in Rising Talent Mag’s concert for The Actors Fund at 10:30am ET!

Carly Gold (The Ferryman) took over (YOUNG)’s Instagram story today to stream a concert live from her living room!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Jennifer Blood and Ava Locknar!

And here are videos from the kids of Mrs. Doubtfire, Trevor, and more!





Happy Belated Birthday to Alyssa Emily Marvin, Broadway Productions and TREVOR On Pause Through September 6, and more

Happy belated birthday to Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Alyssa!

Broadway productions are now offering refunds and exchanges for performances through September 6th, 2020. The Off-Broadway production of Trevor will also continue its pause through September 6th. An exact return date is TBA.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will perform in a reading of the play I And You by Lauren Gunderson on “Stars In The House” this weekend! Get more details on Broadway.com.

See below for a list of our featured shows that were Outer Critics Circle Award honorees! And check out the full list on Playbill.com.

  • Outstanding New Broadway Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
  • Outstanding New Broadway Musical – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical with a book by Katori Hall, with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins
  • Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play – Make Believe by Bess Wohl
  • Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical – The Secret Life of Bees with a book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, and lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd
  • John Gassner Award – Our Dear Dead Drug Lord by Alexis Scheer
  • Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – Susan Birkenhead and Duncan Sheik for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Choreographer – Anthony Van Laast for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Orchestrations – Christopher Nightingale for A Christmas Carol
  • Outstanding Orchestrations – Duncan Sheik and John Clancy for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Actor in a Play – Tom Hiddleston for Betrayal
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – John Benjamin Hickey for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Samuel H. Levine for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical – Gus Halper for Sing Street
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical – Daniel J. Watts for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Eisa Davis for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) – Rob Howell for A Christmas Carol
  • Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical) – Mark Thompson for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical) – Hugh Vanstone for A Christmas Carol
  • Outstanding Sound Design (Play or Musical) – Simon Baker for A Christmas Carol

Here’s Broadway Babysitters’ class schedule for this week!

Cast members from the original Broadway cast of Dear Evan Hansen played “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and Alex Boniello earlier today!

Broadway kids! Becky Baird and Lauren Hirsh are looking for stories to include in a brand new book all about you! See the graphic below for more details:

Watch the full “Virtual Nights for Singing” concert, with kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, and Flying Over Sunset!

Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) went live on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Luke Naphat (Trevor) put together a virtual cover of “Here Comes The Sun”!

“Disney Family Singalong,” with Walter Russell III (The Lion King), is now streaming on Hulu and Disney+!

Watch the full “Broadway Does Mother’s Day” livestream with Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie), Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), and cast members from Sing Street and Mrs. Doubtfire!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), and featuring Ayla Schwartz (Frozen), Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Liza Smith, and Hallie-Kate Dierks!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Lion King!





Charlotte MacLeod Wins “Musical Theatre 12 and Under” Division of Hal Leonard Vocal Competition, Nicholas Barasch to Participate in “I Wish” Online, and more!

Congratulations to Charlotte MacLeod (The Bedwetter), who won the “Musical Theatre 12 and Under” division of the Hal Leonard Vocal Competition! See the full list of winners on BroadwayWorld.com.

Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) will take part in an online edition of “I Wish” via 54 Below on May 22nd! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) and Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) took part in a Zoom reading of Pride and Prejudice tonight!

Also earlier tonight, Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) took part in a live-streamed cabaret, “Live From Quarantine”!

See how the Broadway shutdown has affected Mrs. Doubtfire in The New York Times.

Don’t forget to sign up for casting director Jen Rudin’s next free session for parents and young actors to gain more tips about the industry! You can sign up now on Eventbrite.

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) returned earlier today!

And check out this video from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Drama League Award Nominations Announced, New Episodes of “Ghostwriter” with Amadi Chapata Now Streaming on AppleTV+, and more!

Lots of our featured shows received nominations for this year’s Drama League Awards! Get the full list on Playbill.com, and see the nominations for shows we’ve covered below:

  • Outstanding Production of a Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
  • Outstanding Production of a Musical – The Secret Life of Bees by Lynn Nottage, Duncan Sheik, and Susan Birkenhead
  • Outstanding Production of a Musical – Sing Street by Gary Clark, John Carney, and Enda Walsh
  • Outstanding Production of a Musical – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Frank Ketelaar, Katori Hall, and Kees Prins
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play – Betrayal by Harold Pinter
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play – Medea, a new adaptation of the Euripides text by Simon Stone
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play – The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Rose Byrne for Medea
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Halley Feiffer for The Pain of My Belligerence
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Brenock O’Connor for Sing Street
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Marisa Tomei for The Rose Tattoo
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Adrienne Warren for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

New episodes of “Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), are now streaming on AppleTV+!

“I Am Woman,” a concert produced by Emerson Steele (Violet) and featuring Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie) and Brynn Williams (13, Bye Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), streamed tonight from 54 Below’s YouTube channel! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) held the latest episode of “Broadway Jackbox” earlier today! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Shaylin Becton (The Lion King) just released a new single called “Check”! Listen HERE.

You can watch Sing Street‘s livestream now through May 4th!

Check out the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Gianna Harris (School of Rock) and Ellis Gage!

Roman Engel (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is appearing in a commercial for Connections Academy!

A BOY’S COMPANY… at Playwrights Horizons Delayed, Off-Broadway Alliance Award Nominations Announced, and more

Check out these throwbacks to two recent Broadway revivals: the cast of Once On This Island performing on the 2018 Tony Awards, and the cast of Fiddler on the Roof performing on the 2016 Tony Awards! #YoungBway10

Playwrights Horizons’ production of A Boy’s Company… has been delayed. Please see the theater’s website for more details!

The nominations for the Off-Broadway Alliance Awards were announced today! See below for the list of nominations for our featured shows, and get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Best New Play – Make Believe by Bess Wohl, produced by Second Stage Theater
  • Best New Musical – Sing Street, book by Enda Walsh, music & lyrics by John Carney and Gary Clark, produced by New York Theatre Workshop
  • Best New Musical – The Secret Life of Bees, book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, produced by Atlantic Theater Company

Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) recently appeared on an episode of “Drunk History”! [Warning: Mature Language and Themes]

On Thursday, the cast of Sing Street will preview songs and scenes from their show to benefit BC/EFA and The Mayors Fund! Get a glimpse of their livestream rehearsal courtesy of The New York Times.

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Patrick Scott McDermott (Les Miserables tour), and Sami Schneider!

We spotted Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) in extended footage from “Beastie Boys Story,” now streaming on AppleTV+!

Today and yesterday, Off-Broadway alumni Keira Belle Young (The Pain of My Belligerence), Phoebe Young (The Pain of My Belligerence), and Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) live-streamed concerts on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account!

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) returned today with stars from Waitress, Torch Song, and more!

Here’s Broadway Babysitters’ class schedule for this week!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Trevor!





“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been” Live Streams on 54 Below’s YouTube, Broadway Kids Create Earth Day Music Video for Broadway Green Alliance, and more!

Continuing our look back at the past ten years, today check out “Stranger Things” star Gaten Matarazzo performing at the 2014 Tony Awards with his castmates from the Broadway revival of Les Miserables! #YoungBway10

“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been” live-streamed earlier today on 54 Below’s YouTube page, and featured alumni Emerson Steele (Violet) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story)! Tune in for future live-streamed concerts HERE.

Kids from Fun Home, Caroline, Or Change, and more took part in an Earth Day-themed music video for Broadway Green Alliance! Find out more and watch the video on Playbill.com.

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) live-streamed a concert from his home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!

In case you missed it, here’s Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) and her Mrs. Doubtfire castmates on “Stars In The House”:

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Caroline Basu (School of Rock) and Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter)!

And here are videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

SING STREET Cast Album Out Now, IN THE HEIGHTS Film Adaptation Pushed Back to 2021, Drama Desk Nominations Announced, and more!

Check out these throwbacks to the 2014 Tony Awards: a performance from the company of Violet as well as the boys of Finding Neverland performing alongside Jennifer Hudson prior to the show “flying” to Broadway:

The cast album of Sing Street is out now!

The film adaptation of In The Heights has been pushed back to 2021. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The nominations for this year’s Drama Desk Awards were announced today! See below for a list of nominations for our featured shows, and the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
  • Outstanding Musical – The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company
  • Outstanding Actor in a Play – Kyle Soller for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Actress in a Play – Rose Byrne for Medea at BAM
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Music – Duncan Sheik for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Lyrics – Susan Birkenhead for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Book of a Musical – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical – Mark Thompson for Tina
  • Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Jane Cox for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Bruno Poet for Tina
  • Outstanding Projection Design – Julia Frey for Medea
  • Outstanding Sound Design for a Play – Paul Arditti and Christopher Reid for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Wig and Hair Design – Campbell Young Associates for Tina
  • Outstanding Adaptation – A Christmas Carol by Jack Thorne
  • Outstanding Adaptation – Mojada by Luis Alfaro at The Public Theater

Also nominated in several categories each were the Broadway revival of West Side Story, which features alumni Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) and Jacob Guzman (Newsies) and Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Scotland, PA, which featured Will Meyers (Generation Me). Finally, WP Theater (which produced Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) and its founder Julia Miles received a special award.

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) continued with an episode earlier today that featured stars from Disney Channel, including alum Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE)! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Recent live-streamed concerts on the (YOUNG) Instagram account featured Gianna Harris (School of Rock) and Caroline Basu (School of Rock)!

Alum Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), currently starring in Mrs. Doubtfire, stopped by “Stars In The House” yesterday alongside Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese, and more! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Charlotte MacLeod (The Bedwetter) appeared on a recent episode of “Cyberchase for Real” on PBS Kids!

Joshua Turchin’s (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) “The Early Night Show” is now on Broadway Podcast Network! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Earth Day Live livestream tomorrow, April 22nd, will feature alumni Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie), Oscar Williams (Fun Home), Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie, Fun Home), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King), Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon), Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon), Jace Chen (Miss Saigon), and more, including some of their siblings. Get more information on Broadway.com!

Thank you to Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen) and Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) for their video messages for our 10th anniversary!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Tina!